On This Day in Film & TV for December 11

Events in Film & TV

  • 1882 Victorien Sardous play "Fedora" with Sarah Bernhardt premieres in Paris
  • 1909 Colored moving pictures demonstrated at Madison Square Garden, NYC
  • 1948 WHEN (now WTVH) TV channel 5 in Syracuse, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1948 WMC TV channel 5 in Memphis, Tennessee (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1949 WOAI (now KMOL) TV channel 4 in San Antonio, TX (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1953 KTVA TV channel 11 in Anchorage (CBS) becomes Alaska's 1st TV station
  • 1960 Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh's musical "Wildcat" with Lucille Ball premieres in New York City
  • 1967 "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner", directed by Stanley Kramer, starring Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier and Katharine Hepburn, premieres in NYC (Hepburn - Academy Award for Best Actress 1968)
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1999 Scottish comedian and actor Robbie Coltrane (49) weds Rhona Gemmell; divorce in 2003
  • 2010 "Good Charlotte" lead vocalist Joel Madden (31) weds fashion designer and actress Nicole Richie (30) at Beverly Hills, California
  • 2010 Actress Joanna Garcia (32) weds New York Yankees` Nick Swisher (31) at Breakers Hotel & Resort in Palm Beach, Florida

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